Bishop Frederick Courtney of Nova Scotia ALS. Bishop Frederick COURTNEY.
Bishop Frederick Courtney of Nova Scotia ALS
Bishop Frederick Courtney of Nova Scotia ALS

Bishop Frederick Courtney of Nova Scotia ALS

Date Published: 1918
Binding: No binding

#1 ALS) 6 x 9 inches. On The Power's Hotel letterhead, Rochester NY dated 17th May 1918. Frederick Courtney is writing to The Rev. James Sheerin of New York City. Signed F. Courtney. Good condition with a small fold tear.

Courtney would pass away seven months after writing this letter.

#2 ALS) 4-3/8 x 7 inches. On letterhead with blind embossed logo and type "QUOD VERUM TUTUR" (What is True is Safe" , 58th East 79th Street, New York NY dated 25th March 1879. Frederick Courtney is writing to The Right Rev. The Bishop of Albany. Signed F. Courtney. On religious matters. Good condition with an old paper clip stain on top left through embossed logo.

Courtney would pass away seven months after writing this letter.

Frederick Courtney was an eminent Anglican bishop, the fifth Bishop of Nova Scotia. He emigrated to North America in 1876. He was an Assistant at St Thomas's, New York City until 1880 then Rector of St James's, Chicago. His last post before appointment to the episcopate was at St Paul's, Boston. After he retired as Bishop of Nova Scotia from 1888 to 1904. He returned to New York to serve as Rector of St James' Church on Madison Avenue, a position from which he retired in 1915. He died in New York on 29 December 1918.

Rev. James Sheerin (1865-1933) In 1898, became vicar of the church of the Holy Comforter In New York city. Superintendent of the Episcopal Orphans' Home, New York City
/ Good. Item #5856

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